Steve Buscemi who is an American Actor, Comedian, director, and former firefighter born on December 13, 1957, In New York, U.S.
He is the son of John Buscemi and Dorothy. He comes from of English-Dutch-Italian descent and was raised as a staunch Roman Catholic.
In 1987, He married Jo Andres, and he had one son with her. They currently live in Brooklyn.
He had entered into Nassau Community College for a short spell before moving to Manhattan to study theatre at the Lee Strasberg Institute.
In 1986, One of his initial films had been ‘Parting Glances’. He had also acted in an episode of the television series named, ‘Miami Vice’, Where He had portrayed the character of Rickles. Following a year in 1987, He had starred in “Kiss Daddy Goodnight” and “Heart”. He had also worked other films such as “Slaves of New York” and “Tales from the Darkside”. Starting with 1990, He had become one of the most prominent bad boys of Hollywood When Steve had appeared in ‘Kings of New York’ and ‘Miller’s Crossing’. From 1993 to 1995, He had starred in a String of films such as ‘Rising Sun’, ‘The Adventures of Pete & Pete’, ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’, ‘Pulp Fiction’ ‘Floundering’, ‘Billy Madison’, and ‘Desperado’. Later He had appeared in some of the most famous films of his life in 1996 for which He had received many nominations. He had been seen in the movies, ‘Fargo’, ‘Escape from L.A.’, ‘Trees Lounge’ and ‘Kansas City’. The year 2001 which had proved to be a remarkably important one for the actor. He had won many awards for his role as Seymour in ‘Ghost World’, which is considered one of his most successful movies till date. He had also acted in ‘The Grey Zone’, ‘Double Whammy’ and ‘Monsters, Inc’ The same year. Up until 2013, He had appeared in ‘On the Road’, ‘Hotel Transylvania’, ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’, ‘Monsters University’, ‘Grown Ups 2’ and ‘Khumba’.
- His character in con air had been written specifically for him.
- His full name is Steven Vincent Buscemi.
- He had to audition twice for the role of Mink.
- In 2001, He had starred comedy film, ‘Ghost World’, Which became a commercial success and congregated a cult following. The film had gone on to collect a total of $8,761,393 at the box-office.
- In 2003, He had been arrested following the protesting of the shutting of his previous firehouse. He had also given a speech supporting higher wages for firefighters.
Awards and Achievements:
- In 1992, He won the Independent Spirit Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor’ for ‘Reservoir Dogs’.
- In 2001, He won the Chicago Film Critic award.
- He had also received the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award.
- In 2011, He had won a Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Actor Television Series Drama’ for ‘Boardwalk Empire’.
What can we learn from Him??
Like Steve Buscemi, Always follow your heart. Always be a humble helper.